Showcase & Competition

  • Startup Showcase

    The Travel Forward (T>F) Startup Showcase is a brand new forum designed to showcase the very latest technology innovations from some of the brightest minds in the travel & hospitality industry.

    Pitch against your peers, network with investors and present your business to a global audience at the world’s leading b2b travel & hospitality exhibition and conference.

    By taking part in the Startup Showcase, you get access to these exclusive offers:

    • Startup Stand Package
    • Complimentary entry into T>F Startup Competition
    • Networking opportunities with investors
    • Global exposure through the T>F and WTM marketing and publicity campaigns

    How to join

  • Take part in the Startup Competition

    Download the Travel Forward Competition Rules 2019

    Make a 6 minute visionary pitch to a panel of judges over the first day and a half of the show. Judges will then select the top 3 most impressive tech startup pitches to present in the Keynote Theatre to the entire conference audience on Tuesday 6th November in the afternoon.

    In an exciting turn, the audience then votes for their winner through a live voting system immediately after the presentations!

    What could I win?

    The tech startup winner receives a unique prize in the form of either service ‘tokens’ from a company and/or cash and/or mentoring.
    Don’t miss out, it’s completely free to take part!

    What counts as a tech startup?

    • Your company is 48 months old or younger
    • Your company has received £2 Million or less in funding
  • Are you a technology provider?

    Find out how you can meet and do business with 50,000 travel and hospitality executives.

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    Do you work for a travel brand?

    Discover what is on offer over the three days at Travel Forward.

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